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Wake Forest provost appoints search committee for dean of business schools


October 23, 2007

Wake Forest University Provost Jill Tiefenthaler has appointed a committee to begin a national search for a new dean of the Babcock Graduate School of Business and the Calloway School of Business and Accountancy.

The university announced plans Sept. 26 to realign the Babcock School and the Calloway School under one dean.  Presently, the schools have individual deans.

Tiefenthaler will chair the search committee.  Members include university faculty, staff and alumni. 

In addition to Tiefenthaler, members include:

  • Umit Akinc, Thomas H. Davis Professor of Business in the Calloway School of Business and Accountancy
  • Holly Brower, associate professor in the Calloway School
  • Terry Baker, associate professor of accountancy in the Calloway School
  • Charles Iacovou, director of the full-time MBA program and associate professor of management at the Babcock Graduate School of Management
  • Michelle Roehm, associate professor of marketing in the Babcock School
  • Bruce Resnick, Joseph M. Bryan Jr. Professor of Banking and Finance in the Babcock School
  • Jacque Fetrow, Reynolds Professor of Computational Biophysics
  • Blake Morant, dean of the School of Law
  • Doug Edgeton, executive vice president and chief operating officer of WFU Health Sciences on the Bowman Gray campus.
  • Tom Dingledine, Wake Forest alumnus serving on the Babcock School Board of Visitors
  • Eric Eubank, Wake Forest alumnus serving on the Calloway School Board of Visitors

Tiefenthaler said the committee’s objective is to find a new dean by next summer.

Press Contacts:

Cheryl Walker
(336) 758-5237


Kevin Cox
(336) 758-5237


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